Kailey

Kailey - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kailey appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #3090. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kailey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kailey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kailey. The baby girl name Kailey was given to 724 baby girls in 2012, ranking #408 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,952 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kailey peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2004 on position 228.



Famous with this name

Kailey Spear
Kailey Marie Harris
Kailey Fullerton


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Kailey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kailey is currently topping the baby name charts in Kentucky at position #270 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #724.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kailey is where you live.


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Kailey origin and meaning

Kailey is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Kailey, pop culture references for the name Kailey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kailey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kailey, sorted by popularity.

Kelly / Kayla / Kaylee / Kylie / Kelli / Kellie / Kelley / Kylee / Kyla / Khloe /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012408
2011348
2010382
2009327
2008307
2007285
2006256
2005251
2004228
2003245
2002283
2001286
2000302
1999292
1998275
1997349
1996368
1995392
1994426
1993440
1992460
1991569
1990611
1989684
1988812
1987982
19861100
19852164
19843090

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Kentucky270
California271
North Carolina275
Louisiana313
New Mexico325
Oregon334
Connecticut342
Illinois357
Minnesota377
New Jersey380
Wisconsin383
Utah398
New York406
Texas414
Nebraska420
Florida423
Maryland429
Arizona447
Virginia476
Nevada476
Oklahoma487
Michigan500
South Carolina500
Georgia501
Alabama510
Missouri518
Mississippi533
Indiana534
Tennessee540
Pennsylvania567
Colorado602
Ohio679
Washington723
Massachusetts724

Even more about Kailey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kailey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kailey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kailey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,952
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1984
2012 births +724

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